photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Excerpt from the film Siła tradycji [The Power of Tradition], produced as part of the project "Muzyczny folklor Podkarpacia - badania terenowe" [The Musical Folklore of Subcarpathia - Field Studies], Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów, 2014
Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars sounded by bowing with a bow
Maker: Oleniacz Piotr
Date: 1946
Village / Town: Brzozów
Region: Subcarpathia
Country: Poland
Owner: Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów
Inventory number: MRE 1561
Description: modeled on classical violins; no purfling, sound post and bass bar
Decoration: resonance box, neck and scroll coated with oil varnish (?), fingerboard, tailpiece, pegs and end button painted black
Measurements: body length 356 mm, upper bout 166 mm, lower bout 204 mm, side 40 mm, total length 610 mm
Materials: wood (spruce, sweet cherry, cherry), metal
Sound compass, tuning: in 5th, g – d1 – a1 – e2
Performance practice: basic component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Jolanta Pękacz / Zbigniew J. Przerembski

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